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The East African : January 27th 2014
The EastAfrican 56 STAINLESS STEEL PRODUCT IN EAST AFRICA Special advertising section Modern kitchens go for sterile steel look Leading fabricators and traders of stainless steel in East Africa will ride on this demand to increase sales By SCOLA KAMAU The EastAfrican as ≥eal estate, hospitality, mining, const≥uction and ag≥icultu≥e has seen the east Af≥ican ma≥ket fo≥ steel and steel commodities su≥ge. Expansion of local, ≥egion- D al and inte≥national hotels pushed by g≥owing tou≥ism and t≥avel indust≥ies has added to the demand. Sta≥Wood Hotels and Reso≥ts Wo≥ldwide, Kempinsiki, The Rezido≥ Hotel G≥oup, Ma≥≥iott a≥e among global chains that ≥ecently announced plans to set up new hotels ac≥oss the east Af≥ican ≥egion. Leading fab≥icato≥s and emand fo≥ stainless steel equipment and appliances ac≥oss many secto≥s such t≥ade≥s of stainless steel in East Af≥ica will ≥ide on this demand to inc≥ease sales. These hotels a≥e looking fo≥ high quality appliances that match thei≥ clientele the≥efo≥e p≥oviding a ma≥ket fo≥ stainless steel appliances to se≥ve the inc≥easing numbe≥s of visito≥s. In 2012 Rwanda had 664,729 visito≥s, Kenya ≥eco≥ded 1,780,768 tou≥ists while tou≥ists to inc≥ease f≥om 867,994 in 2011, to 1,077, 058 in 2012, a 24 pe≥ cent ≥ise while Uganda att≥acted 1.2 million tou≥ists in 2012. Kitchen wa≥e supplie≥s say the boom in the ≥eal estate ma≥ket is what has necessitated thei≥ existence. Almost eve≥y apa≥tment and comme≥cial buildings a≥e asking fo≥ these appliances. I≥on sheets,b≥anded stainless steel plates, cups, spoons, knives, windows and doo≥s a≥e on high demand. Leading fab≥icato≥s and t≥ade≥s of stainless steel in East Af≥ica will ≥ide on this demand to inc≥ease sales. Int≥a steel development ltd is one of the companies that designs, installs and supplies kitchen wa≥e to ≥estau≥ants Institutions such as schools, hospitals, chu≥ches, temples and mosques. The company also installs indust≥ial plants like juice, milk and wate≥ plants in a vib≥ant hospitality indust≥y which has pushed demand fo≥ stainless steel kitchen wa≥e up including cutle≥y and cooking pans ac≥oss the ≥egion. The use of stainless steel in the fast g≥owing manufactu≥ing and const≥uction indust≥ies has seen gove≥nments and individuals buy mo≥e of steel to facilitate including ≥oad and ≥ail const≥uction. Kens Metal Indust≥ies o≠e≥s and dist≥ibutes special steels fo≥ the East Af≥ican ma≥ket alongside b≥onze, b≥ass, coppe≥, nylon, cast i≥on and aluminum to se≥ve mining indust≥y, gene≥al enginee≥ing fi≥ms, the const≥uction indust≥y, and ag≥icultu≥e and ene≥gy fi≥ms. The company sells stainless steel alongside othe≥ p≥oducts f≥om othe≥ metals. JANUARY 25-31, 2014 Most commercial and even domestic kitchens prefer the clean look of aluminium In Tanzania, the com- bined p≥oduction of co≥≥ugated i≥on sheet, ≥olled steel, steel sheet and billet ≥eached 261,346 tonnes in 2012, up f≥om 172,394 tonnes in 2008, MERICAN STEEL PRODUCTS LIMITED, based in Nairobi’s Industrial Area is a bespoke Commercial Stainless Steel Kitchen equipment factory. Formed to oer impressive and lasting kitchen solutions to all levels of clients in East and Central Africa, our stas are quali ed and experienced fabricators. Our core business involves Customized Stainless Steel fabrication and our typical range of factory manufactured products includes; Kitchen Extraction (Central and wall type hoods/ Canopies), Cooking Range (Both Low and High Pressure), Kitchen Sinks, Kitchen Tables, Bain Maries, Hot and Neutral Cupboards, Racks, Food Trolleys, Heated Gantry in stainless steel food grade. We also offer kitchen fitting services that also includes manufacture of stainless steel wall cladding, wall benches, shop counters, kitchen storage, kitchen installation and maintenance. Kitchen Extraction (Central and wall type hoods/ Canopies), Cooking Range (Both Low and High Pressure), Kitchen Sinks, Kitchen Tables, Bain Maries, Hot and Neutral Cupboards, Racks, Food Trolleys, Heated Gantry in stainless steel food grade. We also offer kitchen fitting services that also includes manufacture of stainless steel wall cladding, wall benches, shop counters, kitchen storage, kitchen installation and maintenance. Our Clientele in food and service industry include; Hotels and Leisure, Catering companies, Restaurant and Bars, Supermarkets, Lodges, Franchise, Staff Canteens, Resorts, Clubs, Hospitals, Laboratories, Pharmacies, Schools, Apartments, Food Courts, Universities and Colleges, NGOs and Churches, also Corporates e.g. Banking industry, Insurance Industry and manufacturing firms. We offer wealth of experience and personalized advice in the catering fabrication industry and sustain a well deserved reputation as affordable, honest, quality catering equipment fabricators in the region. We cater in cost effective rapid turnaround of kitchen products and equipment, offering bespoke, made to measure solutions for all kitchen environments. Our services range from the manufacture of individual and/ one off kitchen equipment units to complete commercial kitchen product manufacturing, installation and maintenance. Whatever your budget or requirement, our tailored service offers competitive pricing and guarantees customer satisfaction. We also offer a full CAD service i.e. we plan, design and fabricate to suit your specific requirements. Comments: “Our driving force is and has always been customer satisfaction by offering the best of quality within the specified delivery time and assured after sales support to ensure repeat business and referrals. We have proper customer relationship management systems in place. Our products quality, honesty and customers are our best marketers.” Fred- Marketing Executive in- Charge. “Step by step we are committed to grow together with our customers by putting flexible and friendly systems in place to ensure realization of our vision and objectives. Without doubt, this is the company to trade with”. Kennedy- Strategic Management and Growth Manager. “Quality, affordability, and delivery on the promise is our strength, we look forward to major expansion this year”. George- Production Manager.
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